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Iran Announces Readiness to Commit Its JCPOA Commitments

Iran announces readiness to commit its JCPOA commitments

TEHRAN – The head of the office of the Iranian president, Mahmoud Vaezi, said that Germany is one of the traditional trade and economic partners of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Tehran welcomes the expansion of cooperation. Vaezi met German Ambassador to Iran, Hans Odo Motzel, in Tehran on …

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Paris Goes Under Curfew As Europe Ramps Up Virus Restrictions

Paris goes under curfew as Europe ramps up virus restrictions

PARIS – France on Wednesday became the last European country to toughen anti-coronavirus measures, imposing a curfew on Paris and eight other cities from Saturday. At the same time, Germany and Ireland also tightened restrictions. “We must act. We must stop the spread of the virus,” President Emmanuel Macron said …

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Zarif Advises Pompeo to Read UNSC Resolution 2231

Zarif advises Pompeo to read UNSC Resolution 2231

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif advises US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to read UNSCR 2231. In a tweet on Thursday, Zarif wrote: “Still wrong, @SecPompeo. Nothing new is happening on 09/20. Just Res.2231.” “Bolton – who convinced the boss to order you to ‘STOP US involvement’ …

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Russia’s Ruling Party Unsurprisingly Wins Regional Elections

Russia’s ruling party unsurprisingly wins regional elections

KREMLIN – Russia’s main pro-Kremlin party, United Russia, on Sunday won a clear victory in local polls just weeks after the suspected poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny is a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. On August 20, he fell ill during a flight from Siberia to …

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Iran Nuclear Deal Parties Meet in Vienna

Iran Nuclear Deal Parties Meet Amid US Pressure

VIENNA – Signatories to the tentative Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna on Tuesday as the United States urges international sanctions against Iran to be reimposed and an arms embargo extended. Britain, France, Germany, China and Russia are struggling to save the historic 2015 deal with Iran, which has been …

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Iran Says Chance of Success Scant for Putin-Proposed Summit

Iran Says Chance of Success Scant for Putin-Proposed Summit

TEHRAN – The Iranian government spokesman said a seven-way online summit of permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany and Iran, proposed by the president of Russia, is unlikely to produce results because the US government has no sincere intentions. In a response to questions from Iranian journalists at …

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France to Boost Military Presence in the East Mediterranean

France to boost military presence in East Mediterranean

PARIS – France announced on Wednesday that it would temporarily increase its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean in the coming days, Anadolu reported Thursday. French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed the latest situation in the region, Macron’s office said in a statement. Highlighting the …

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Trump Postpones G7 Summit Until After U.S. Election

Trump postpones G7 Summit until after U.S. election

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump postponed the Group of Seven (G7) meeting on Monday until the end of the U.S. election in November, after a previous delay due to COVID-19 concerns, CNN reported Tuesday. “I’m much more inclined to do this sometime after the election,” Trump told reporters at …

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